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132 resources with the concept neurons

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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Crash Course: Study Skills

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A 10-video collection introduces learners to the skills they need to learn. Topics include note taking, preparing for tests, how to avoid procrastination, and how to control anxiety. Along the way, viewers will also learn about how the...
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Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jabril, assisted by his John Green Bot, narrate a Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The 20 videos in the collection examine the logic behind AI, its history, how it is being used today, and show some...
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The Brain and Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Check out this 9-part unit on the human brain, focusing on neurons, the synaptic gap, the effect of hormones, and the importance of nutrients. You'll find seven lessons, a pre-assessment, and a post-assessment .
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The Brain: Explored

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is there anymore more mysterious and wonderful than the human brain? Often, we have so many questions it's difficult to know where to begin. Check out this five-part video series on different aspects of the brain, hosted by Dr. David...
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The Speed of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time appears to go faster the older we get, but why? A timeless video explores this concept psychologically and scientifically. Through an experiment and neuroscience, viewers better understand the paradox of aging.
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What Happens When You Have a Concussion?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
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Mirroring Emotions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you ever give your class the "teacher look"? Without saying a word, they become silent and engaged (hopefully). How do they know what you're thinking? Explore the concept of nonverbal communication and how it relates to our mirror...
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What Percentage of Your Brain Do You Use?

For Students 7th - 12th
Have you heard that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains? Well, don't believe it! After describing the tremendous amount of energy needed to power our 86 billion densely packed neurons, the narrator also explains how our...
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What Is a Neuron?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your class won't get on your nerves while doing this modeling activity! After teaching the structure and function of a neuron using the included diagrams, give individuals some clay and chenille stems so that they can make their own...
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Neurotransmitters Contain Chemicals

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Human body systems students play a card game, "Locks & Keys" in order to learn that neurotransmitters carry a message from one neuron to another by fitting into a receptor site on the receiving nerve cell. While this activity can...
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Nervous Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the nervous system's workings by first looking at the brain and its two hemispheres. Using the example of a split-brain surgery done for epilepsy, the function of language and vision is shown with an interactive component. Paul...
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Crossing the Synaptic Gap

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a unit on the chemistry of the brain, thinkers learn how chemicals work to transmit messages between individual neurons and how controlled substances impact the synaptic cleft. They do so by playing a dice-and-card game in...
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Study Jams! The Nervous System

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Get your class thinking with animations of neurons in action and explanations of how stimuli is transported and processed. This film makes an ideal introduction or review of the nervous system. The parts of the brain and what they...
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Neurons and the Nervous System

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system....
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Anatomy of a Neuron

For Students 9th - 12th
Various colors are used on the black background of a Smart Board to compose a drawing of a neuron cell and all its parts while the anatomy of a neuron is described. The function of a neuron is also explained in detail. Show to your...
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology beginners label colorful diagrams of the neuron, the reflex pathway, and the brain. They list steps in the action potential process, and describe several different neurotransmitters. This instructional activity guides...
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How Close Are We to Uploading Our Minds?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would it take to digitally upload someone's mind? A fascinating video first describes how a brain works, then looks at a future where people can live forever through avatars. The video describes the required technological advances...
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Neural Networks and Deep Learning: Crash Course AI #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Hey, I recognize you! Pupils build on previous videos to learn how artificial intelligence applications, such as image recognition, make use of neural networks. They see how hidden layers and deep learning play a role in these neural...
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Your Brain Map: Strategies for Accelerated Learning

For Students 9th - 12th
The brain is a complex organ with many different structures and functions. An interactive diagram allows learners to explore the different structures while pop-ups describe their functions. Secondary interactives show the structures of...
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The Surprising Reason Our Muscles Get Tired

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does pain really indicate gain when it comes to muscle aches? A short, animated video details the science behind the pain associated with muscle fatigue.
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The Mysterious Science of Pain

For Students 6th - 12th
The amount of pain one experiences is not directly connected to the amount of tissue damage. In fact, it is possible for pain to occur without any tissue damage at all! A video lesson digs into the science behind the phenomenon and asks...
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How Habits Change Your Brain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever driven home and weren't quite sure how you got there? If it's a path you take regularly, it's easy to recreate the habit without much thought. Learners explore the concept with a focus on the neurological pathways that make...
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Does Someone Else Have Your Face?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Our brains may misrepresent features that make some faces look more alike than they actually are. Learners watch a video lesson that breaks down how the brain reads facial features and how those features themselves are not as important...